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Joe Mays

Joe Mays - #51 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 250 lbs.
Birthday 07/06/1985
Birthplace Chicago, IL
College North Dakota State
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 6th round, 34th pick by Eagles

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Manning's Denver debut: some good, some sloppy

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
New Broncos QB Peyton Manning says he can build off his brief debut with the team, which featured a few good and a few poor throws.

Report: Charges dropped against Broncos' Dumervil

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
A felony charge against Broncos DE Elvis Dumervil has been dropped, according to Vic Lombardi of CBS' Denver affiliate.

Broncos sign veteran LB Brooking

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed LB Keith Brooking, the team announced Monday.

Broncos RB Fannin tears Achilles

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Denver Post reports that Broncos RB Mario Fannin tore his Achilles tendon during Saturday's team scrimmage.

Manning gives big crowd some thrills

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning's first appearance in a Broncos uniform drew 41,304 fans to a Saturday evening scrimmage.

Broncos sign ex-Jets S Leonhard

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Saturday that they signed veteran free-agent S Jim Leonhard.

Broncos S Moore showing improvement

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
Broncos 2011 second-rounder Rahim Moore has looked good in training camp in the battle to start at safety with Mike Adams, we hear.

Broncos waive/injure WR Goodwin

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Broncos waived/injured WR D’Andre Goodwin, the team announced Thursday.

No. 3 WR spot key for Broncos to fill

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Brandon Stokley and Andre Caldwell are among the top competitors to be Peyton Manning's No. 3 receiver in Denver.

Panthers WR Smith pledges $100K to Aurora victims

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith is the latest NFL player to reach out and support the victims of the movie-theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

Broncos sign rookies Osweiler, Hillman

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Broncos agreed to terms with second-round QB Brock Osweiler and third-round RB Ronnie Hillman, executive VP of football operations John Elway announced.

49ers add CB McBath

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
The 49ers signed CB Darcel McBath to a one-year deal, the team announced Monday.

Manning calls Colo. shooting victims in hospital

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Broncos QB Peyton Manning is calling hospital victims of the Colorado theater shooting to lift their spirits.

Report: Broncos offer extension to OLT Clady

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
The Broncos reportedly have offered OLT Ryan Clady a five-year, $50 million contract extension with $28 million guaranteed.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Broncos, Chiefs, Raiders and Chargers in training camp.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 29, 2012
A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Monday that Mays is likely out for the season after suffering a serious injury to his lower left leg in the Denver Broncos' 34-14 win over the New Orleans Saints.||||||| The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because coach John Fox hadn't yet addressed the media Monday. The Denver Post first reported the extent of Mays' injury.
Posted Oct. 01, 2012
Mays says he's not going to change his style after getting suspended a game for a hit that sent Houston quarterback Matt Schaub's helmet and a piece of his ear flying.||||||| Mays was also fined $50,000 but got to keep his $200,000-plus game check. He immediately apologized to Schaub for the hit during the Texans' 31-25 win at Denver on Sept. 23, which Mays called unintentional. Schaub accepted his apology.
Posted Sept. 25, 2012
Denver coach John Fox says the NFL has denied Broncos linebacker Joe Mays' appeal and he will miss Sunday's game against the Raiders.||||||| Mays was fined $50,000 and suspended for one game for his hit on Texans quarterback Matt Schaub last Sunday that sent Schaub's helmet flying and took off a chunk of his left ear. Mays remains barred from the team's facilities until next Monday.
Posted March 19, 2012
Mays was excited to get a three-year, $12 million deal to stay in Denver. After hearing Peyton Manning had chosen the Broncos over other suitors Monday, he was even more thrilled.||||||| Mays has started 17 games since arriving in Denver from Philadelphia in 2010. He had 75 tackles and 12 starts last season, playing mostly on early downs. He had visited with the New Orleans Saints and was on his way to talk with the Colts on Sunday, when the Broncos agreed to the three-year contract.
Posted Dec. 07, 2010
The Denver Broncos have placed Mays on injured reserve.||||||| Mays blew out his left knee in the Broncos' 10-6 loss at Kansas City on Sunday. Mays said he sprained a ligament and didn't need surgery, but because the recovery is four weeks, his season is over.

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